UEFA Europa League quarter-final draw

The draw for the UEFA Europa League quarter-finals has been made in Nyon, pitting together two former winners and bringing positive omens for VfL Wolfsburg, ACF Fiorentina and holders Sevilla FC.

Sevilla FC v FC Zenit
• Two of the three previous winners left, Sevilla and Zenit met three times in 2005/06, two of them in the last eight with the Spanish side triumphing 5-2 on aggregate en route to lifting the UEFA Cup for the first time.

Club Brugge KV v FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
• Club Brugge, the only unbeaten team left in the competition, have encountered quarter-final debutants Dnipro once before, the Ukrainian outfit prevailing 3-2 in a UEFA Cup group stage tie in 2004.

FC Dynamo Kyiv v ACF Fiorentina 

• The Italian club have not lost in four meetings with Dynamo Kyiv, with two coming in the 1989/90 UEFA Cup third round when the Viola went all the way to the final.

VfL Wolfsburg v SSC Napoli 

• Having accounted for FC Internazionale Milano in impressive fashion in the round of 16, Wolfsburg will be aiming to overcome another Serie A outfit in the shape of 1989 UEFA Cup winners Napoli.

The first legs take place on Thursday 16 April, with the returns seven days later.


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